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Farm Bureau Brief: Farm Bureau adds wildlife program to radio lineup

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March 31, 2011 - Like Texas itself, hunting and outdoor recreation are growing. That's one reason the Texas Farm Bureau (TFB) Radio Network recently added a new program to its lineup, the Texas Wildlife Radio Show.

"Wildlife is a big business in Texas with 2.6 million hunters and anglers in the state," said Jerry Magness, Fannin County Farm Bureau president. "That translates to about $11.6 billion to the Texas economy."

 

Farm Bureau Brief: Refreshed website connects students, teachers to agriculture

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March 31, 2011 - Texas Farm Bureau (TFB) recently launched a fresh design of its Be Ag Smart website, a showcase of how agriculture affects the daily lives of consumers, students and teachers in the Lone Star State.

"The Be Ag Smart website reaches an audience that may not have first-hand experience with life on a farm," said Jerry Magness, Fannin County Farm Bureau president. "Be Ag Smart connects Texans with the people and places that grow their food."

 

Farm Bureau Brief: Free trade agreements mean big dollars for Texas economy

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March 31, 2011 - As demand for U.S. agricultural products increases worldwide, so does the need for sound trade policies and agreements that will benefit farmers and ranchers in Fannin County and across the nation, said Jerry Magness, Fannin County Farm Bureau president.

"The pending free trade agreements with Colombia, Panama and South Korea will lead to billions of dollars in future agricultural exports," Magness said. "It's time to move beyond the politics and pass these three agreements."

 

Creative Arts Center Kidz Krew presents Sherlock Holmes story

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March 24, 2011 - The Kidz Krew Performing Arts program will present Sherlock Holmes and the Grimm Imbroglio on Thursday, Friday and Saturday, March 31 - April 2. All performances are at the Windom Performing Arts Center (the old Windom School) at 7 p.m. The story centers on the famous literary detective Sherlock Holmes and his sidekick Dr. Watson, with a few Grimm brothers' characters along for the ride.

 

Keys to Fashion, Fashion Show and Tea benefit for Fannin County Family Crisis Center and the Creative Arts Center

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March 24, 2011 - On Saturday, April 2nd, at 1 p.m., the Creative Arts Center (CAC), located at 200 W 5th Street in Bonham, will be transformed into an elegant tea room, hosting the 2nd Annual 4-H Fashion Show and Tea; "Keys to Fashion," benefiting the youth and family services of the CAC and Fannin County Family Crisis Center (FCFCC). Similar to last year's highly successful event, in which over $600 was raised for the CAC and FCFCC, 4-H youth will model fashions they've constructed in their clothing and textiles projects as part of their county fashion show competition, qualifying to participate in the District 4-H Fashion Show later in April.

 
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